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Reform balancing act a difficult one

Former minister criticises pace of change

Change by budget control, not change by strategy.

That’s how a former minister has described attempts so far to slim down the Manx government.

Chris Robertshaw stood down as minister for policy and reform in February after claiming too many within were resisting change.

He still believes the pace of change is too slow

Mr Robertshaw admits preserving high quality services in education and health, while maintaining low taxation, is a difficult balancing act:

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